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23 Aug 2006

A 22 year old cleaner at the Botswana Nurses Association, was this Friday arraigned before the Urban Customary Court President, Kgosi Dikwalo Monametsi, charged with being found in possession of suspected stolen property.

Kgomotso Mokgaka, 22, from Motlhabi Ward in Digawana, was on the 17th/08/2006 arrested and charged after she was found with a Motorola C113 cell phone worth P400.

23 Aug 2006

A 22-year-old mother was this Friday arraigned before the Urban Customary Court President, Kgosi Dikwalo Monametsi, and charged with neglect of her ten month old infant, after it was discovered that she walked away, never to return, leaving her infant child with some other kids.

23 Aug 2006

A 37-year-old woman, from Goora Setsiba Ward in Mmankgodi, was this Friday brought before the Urban Customary Court President, Kgosi Dikwalo Monametsi, and charged with assault common after she assaulted her colleague.

23 Aug 2006

An 18-year-old Form Five student at Ledumang Senior Secondary School this Friday pleaded guilty to charges of assaulting another student, stealing her money and her Nokia cell phone, worth P400.

23 Aug 2006

Civil society organisations in Southern Africa say failure to tackle the Zimbabwe crisis was delaying key infrastructural and economic development projects in the region.

23 Aug 2006

Botswana youths use condoms more regularly than any of their partners in Africa. This emerged at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto this week. In Africa where condom use between “non regular partners” in the age group 15 to 24 can be as low as 5 percent, Botswana scored an impressive 88 percent.

23 Aug 2006

Indian expatriates, with bogus degree certificates, are attending to patients at government hospitals and teaching students at the University of Botswana (UB) - an aggrieved Indian insider in the organized racket has revealed.

23 Aug 2006

The battle for the BNF presidency will be lost and won at the party back room and not on the pages of local newspapers. Smart money bets that Moupo will emerge stronger with a tighter stranglehold on the party.

“Moupo quits”

“Moupo sinks deeper”

“It’s only a matter of time”

23 Aug 2006

President Festus Mogae was this week forced to recuse himself from a cabinet meeting that decided the appointment of the PEEPA (Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatisation Agency) Chief Executive.

Mogae's recusal was meant to avoid a possible conflict of interest.

23 Aug 2006

Arguably the “whipping boys” of Botswana's St Louis Rugby league, EMG Gunners of Selebi-Phikwe last weekend showed that one who writes them off does that at their own peril. Gunners hammered a hapless BDF Sharks 20-9.

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